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Virgil Smith

Democratic — Senator — District 4
Available Terms:
  • 2011-2012
  • 2013-2014

Virgil Smith represents Senate District 4 in the Michigan Senate, is a member of six committees, and is the primary sponsor of 309 bills.

2002 9880.0
2004 32643.0
2006 31750.11
2010 54905.0
2012 23825.0

For detailed campaign finance information visit Influence Explorer. Figures via the National Institute on Money in State Politics.

  • Capitol Office:

    510 Farnum Bldg
    Phone: 517-373-7918
    Fax: 517-373-5227

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News and Blog Coverage

Capitol Recap for the Week of Dec. 1, 2014

In order to keep you and your neighbors better informed about the legislation we discuss, I am posting the agenda for any scheduled committee meetings at the beginning of the week and an update with any votes that were taken that week in committee or on the House floor. I ...

Capitol Update for the Week of Dec. 1, 2014

In order to help make our state government more transparent and accessible to my constituents, each week that there is session I am going to post to my website a synopsis of the work each House committee will do for the week. This will include the time and location for ...

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Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

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  • SR 193

    A resolution of tribute for the Honorable Roger Kahn.

  • SB 1140

    Insurance; no-fault; eligibility for personal injury protection benefits; clarify that an excluded driver is not eligible and that any occupant who knows that a vehicle is unlawfully taken is not eligible. Amends sec. 3113 of 1956 PA 218 (MCL 500.3113).

  • SR 188

    A resolution to recognize November 13, 2014, as Automobile Heritage Day in the state of Michigan.

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  • SB 1117

    Corporate income tax; credits; credit for certain taxpayers that provide employment to unemployed individuals; create. Amends 1967 PA 281 (MCL 206.1 - 206.713) by adding sec. 672.

  • SB 1126

    Insurance; health benefits; Abortion Insurance Opt-Out Act; provide exception to protect the woman's health. Amends sec. 11 of 2013 PA 182 (MCL 550.551).

  • SB 1127

    Insurance; health benefits; Abortion Insurance Opt-Out Act; provide exception in case of rape or incest. Amends sec. 11 of 2013 PA 182 (MCL 550.551).

Recent Votes

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SB 961

PASSED ROLL CALL # 713 YEAS 37 NAYS 0 EXCUSED 1 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3797.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 12.0
SB 986

PASSED ROLL CALL # 717 YEAS 22 NAYS 15 EXCUSED 1 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 2257.0
•••No: 1539.0
•••Other: 12.0
SB 994

PASSED ROLL CALL # 709 YEAS 35 NAYS 1 EXCUSED 2 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3592.0
•••No: 12.0
•••Other: 25.0
SB 996

PASSED ROLL CALL # 711 YEAS 37 NAYS 0 EXCUSED 1 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3797.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 12.0
SB 997

PASSED ROLL CALL # 712 YEAS 35 NAYS 2 EXCUSED 1 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3592.0
•••No: 25.0
•••Other: 12.0
SB 985

PASSED ROLL CALL # 716 YEAS 36 NAYS 1 EXCUSED 1 NOT VOTING 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3694.0
•••No: 12.0
•••Other: 12.0
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Sources

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